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During the Great Depression, African Americans were faced with problems that were not unlike those experienced by the most disadvantaged groups in society. The Great Depression had a leveling effect, and all groups really experienced hard times: poor whites, poor blacks.

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It’s said that ‘you have only one chance’ - but thereafter you have many ch

It’s said that ‘you have only one chance’ - but thereafter you have many chances – don’t ever quit because chance has only a fifty-fifty probability and you never know when the probability will be in your favour. So toss around until heads you win and tai
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I didn't fear failure. I expected failure.

I didn't fear failure. I expected failure.
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I get the feeling people respect me and that there is affection for me. Tha

I get the feeling people respect me and that there is affection for me. That makes me happy.
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Isn't it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and eac

Isn't it sad that so often it takes facing death to appreciate life and each other fully?
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The novel is the one bright book of life. Books are not life. They are only

The novel is the one bright book of life. Books are not life. They are only tremulations on the ether. But the novel as a tremulation can make the whole man alive tremble.
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The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do
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The idea of being able to serve as an example, based upon how to process, h

The idea of being able to serve as an example, based upon how to process, how to think, how to realize our own dreams, we can pass that down to our children.
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Our knowledge of circumstances has increased, but our uncertainty, instead

Our knowledge of circumstances has increased, but our uncertainty, instead of having diminished, has only increased. The reason of this is, that we do not gain all our experience at once, but by degrees; so our determinations continue to be assailed inces
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I listen to the older people who talk to me. I call them my old heads, peop

I listen to the older people who talk to me. I call them my old heads, people with a lot of wisdom. They'll teach you a lot if you listen.
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She threw herself across her bed, weeping into a pillow. She knew just what

She threw herself across her bed, weeping into a pillow. She knew just what she wanted -- the desire was a fierce ache inside her. But fiercer still was the knowledge that it was beyond the reach of a female.
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With every dream and with every love, you have to die to the old, and be re

With every dream and with every love, you have to die to the old, and be reborn to the new. You must leave what you know behind, and surrender to the unknown.
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I could take back those moments that snatched you away from me or maybe jus

I could take back those moments that snatched you away from me or maybe just wipe away those ten minutes when you came to me for the first time and I looked into your eyes to realise what love is.
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